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Questions tagged [star-wars]

For questions about the 'Star Wars' universe created by George Lucas.

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Are Sith Lords celibate like the Jedi?

The Sith are disciplined Force-wielders, but I’m not sure if this means that they are sexually abstinent.
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What is the power output of a lightsaber? [duplicate]

The following link provides good resources for the lightsaber in Star Wars. However, there doesn't seem much information about the energy output. Typically what is the power output of the lightsaber ...
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How did Cornelius Evazan get his facial scarring?

From the fight in the Mos Eisley Cantina bar we see the bad guy Cornelius Evazan who threatened Luke ("He doesn't like you"...). He also bumps into one of the characters on Jeddha in Rogue One. Do ...
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How are unwanted ships always landing on planets in the Star Wars universe?

While I'm rewatching Clone Wars, there have been multiple times that one of the bad guys slowly parks a ship on a landing platform before starting trouble. I'm not talking about giant armadas - this ...
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How capable are Y-wings and B-wings for taking down a First Order Dreadnought?

One can easily find criticism of the Resistance's use of MG-100 StarFortress SF-17 to take out the First Order's Fulminatrix Dreadnought. While a single bomber appeared to handily take down the ...
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What separates the various Clone Commando variants?

In Star Wars, we see multiple elite Clone Commando variants. These include the ARC Troopers, the commando regiment that Gregor belongs to and the Bad Batch. Canonically, what separates these variants ...
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Force Sensitive: Palpatine & Luke [duplicate]

Why in Return of The Jedi was Vader able to sense Luke's presence but Palpatine was not?
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Star Wars New Hope and in-universe explanation when Emperor became a Sith [duplicate]

Both in the film and the book "New Hope" there was no indication that the Emperor was actually a Sith Lord. Indeed, in the Star Wars Trilogy book in "Star Wars: A New Hope" there are a few points ...
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What does this reportedly Klingon text say in Revenge of the Sith?

This answer has some allegedly Klingon writing. Is it Klingon? If so, what does it say?
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State of canon for Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi [duplicate]

Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi was a 1997 Playstation fighting game featuring several characters from Star Wars and was noted to be set between the first and second films. In general, Star Wars kept ...
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Exactly which act of bravery are Luke and Han awarded a medal for?

In the final scene of Star Wars IV, Luke and Han are awarded the Medal of Bravery. Some officials of the rebel Alliance (Leia and perhaps others) apparently decided who would receive a medal, and for ...
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Does this website provide consistent translation into Wookiee?

I was wondering if the website Wookie Translator has any logic behind it or if it’s just a guy smashing his face against a keyboard.
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When did the Death Star 2 construction start? [duplicate]

I think it's safe to assume (although probably well known to everyone except me) that the DS2 construction was started long before the DS1 was blown up. As it took nearly 20 years for the DS1 to be ...
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Prior to Cloud City, did Vader know that Han and Leia were “friends” of Luke?

By the time we see the Cloud City in The Empire Strikes Back, it clear that the heroes know that Luke, Leia, and Han have special feelings for each other that go beyond being comrades in the rebellion....
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Do Jedi mind tricks work on Ewoks?

In Return of the Jedi when the Rebel group of Luke, Han and co. are captured by the Ewoks, Luke tells C-3P0 to act as the 'God' figure the Ewoks believe him to be. Why doesn't Luke use the Jedi mind ...
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How did the Force make Luke hard to hit in the Battle of Yavin?

On the trench run, Darth Vader remarked that the Force was "strong with this one", probably not knowing the pilot was Luke. I know Luke is a main character in the movie and couldn't die (so the story ...
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What happened to Darth Vader after the Battle of Yavin? [duplicate]

I was wondering what happened to Darth Vader after the Battle of Yavin? If you remember from "A New Hope", near the end, Darth Vader's TIE Fighter is spinning off from chasing Luke down the trench ...
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Why aren't stealth field generators more common during the Clone Wars and Galactic Civil War?

The fan-favourite RPG Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic was the first to introduce a device known as a stealth field generator - a small and portable cloaking device that can be worn as a belt. ...
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Can a force user use their foot to force choke? [duplicate]

Theoretically the force has no association with any hand gesture right? So technically can a force user lift their foot and squeeze their toes to choke someone?
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What is the Last Command referring to?

I have always wondered, what is the title of the Star Wars Thraw Trilogy novel Last Command referring to? Is it Mara's last order from the late Emperor to kill Luke? Or is it in reference to Thrawn ...
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What does the writing on Poe's helmet say?

What does this writing on Poe Dameron's helmet say?
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In the current canon, who took over after Padmé as senator of the Naboo system?

I have been trying to find who took over the Naboo seat after Padmé died during RoTS. I have found information on who was there before her from the Queen's Shadow book. And I know in Legends it was ...
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What is the meaning of “flood the intake and sweep to the bi-lats”?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), Han is piloting the Millennium Falcon with Chewbacca. Han: Drop the landing gear. When I tell you, flood the intake and sweep to the bi-lats. A little ...
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Did Sidious know that Tyranus fought Yoda?

I saw one of the answers that says; So that basically answers the question. But here is my question now, Is/Are there any evidence that Dooku/Tyranus told it to his master Sidious? Such as the ...
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How did Palpatine get the name “Sidious”?

Based on this question about Palpatine's first name being Sheev, I have a follow up question about Sidious being his Sith name. When he gave the Sith name to his apprentices Dooku and Anakin he ...
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Why does the remaining Rebel fleet at the end of Rogue One seem dramatically larger than the one in A New Hope?

The Rebel fleet at the end of Rogue One (even after sustaining many losses) still seems considerably larger than the fleet in A New Hope.
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What's the meaning of “fortified infraction restraint”?

In Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), Lando shows his Millennium Falcon to his new friends: Han: Looks like you had a little work done. Lando: Indeed I have, Han. Installed an escape pod in the ...
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Did Han Solo shoot Darth Vader’s TIE Fighter wingman from the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon?

In Stars Wars: Episode IV—A New Hope, did Han Solo shoot Darth Vader’s TIE Fighter wingman from his chair in the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon or from one of the Falcon’s two swiveling gun turrets? ...
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What's this round medallion from the “Rise of Skywalker” trailer? [duplicate]

This is held by someone in the trailer. It looks familiar but I can't place it. Is it something from existing Star Wars lore?
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Did the 'Force for Change' competition winner actually appear in Solo: A Star Wars Story?

Force for Change is a charity beneficiary that asks fans to donate money for various good causes. Often, there are prizes that comes with donating. In 2017, while Solo: A Star Wars Story was still in ...
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Why do Clone Commando visors glow?

The title is pretty self-explanatory. In the Republic Commando video game and the two or three episodes of The Clone Wars in which Clone Commandos appear, why do their helmet T-visors glow? I don't ...
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Did Samuel Jackson say his famous “Mother-F*****” in Star Wars?

Samuel Jackson says the phrase "Mother-F*****" in lots of his movies, but I wonder if he said it in Star Wars. He said it in both of Avengers: Infinity War and Captain Marvel, where both are PG-13.
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How did the Super Star Destroyer Executor get destroyed exactly?

This is what happens to the Super Star Destoyer Executor in RotJ All fire is concentarted on the Super Star Destroyer Executor. Only 2 A-wings destory the bridge deflector shields And before forward ...
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Who is the earliest named character to live in Disney Star Wars canon?

In Disney's Star Wars canon (explicitly excluding Legends), who is the earliest named character to live? This question is similar to real-life questions about who the earliest named person in recorded ...
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How old was Yoda when he became Grand Master of the Jedi Council?

As the title asks, how old was Yoda when he attained the rank of Grand Master of the Jedi Council? (Canon answers greatly preferred) According to Yoda's Wookieepedia entry (emphasis mine): Around ...
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What kind of Force abilities were effected by Ysalamir?

So Ysalamiri create Force-empty bubbles, but what exactly is affected by this? Are you not able to use the Force at all or can you just not use Force abilities like Force push, that influence the ...
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What did we know about the Kessel run before the prequels?

Suppose it is 1996 and I want to know what the "Kessel Run" (mentioned in A New Hope) is, and what does it mean that Han Solo did it in 12 parsecs. Of course, we now know much more about it thanks to ...
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Meaning of the quote: “Adventure. Excitement. A Jedi craves not these things.”?

Would someone mind explaining this quote? “Adventure. Excitement. A Jedi craves not these things” It seems to be at complete odds with the title "Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker" ...
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Has Force Lightning ever caused ventricular fibrillation in a victim?

We have established that Force Lightning produces an electric current in the victim's body and produces the same effects as an electric shock. One of the possible effects of electric shock includes ...
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Why did we only see the N-1 starfighters in one film?

I think that this model has a really great design and looks cool and futuristic, but we only saw them in the Battle of Naboo. I have a lot of questions about that: Why don't the Rebels use them? Is ...
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Why do C-3PO and R2-D2 have different naming formats?

R2-D2, C-3PO... why doesn't 3PO use the format C3-PO, and/or R2 use R-2D2? Does the formatting imply the kind of droid it is, or perhaps some other feature?
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In Star Wars IV, could Darth Vader have captured Obi-Wan Kenobi's lightsaber using Force Pull?

In Star Wars IV: A New Hope, when Obi-Wan Kenobi finds Darth Vader on the Death Star, he takes out his lightsaber and turns it on. At this point, could Vader have captured Kenobi's lightsaber using ...
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Can a Jedi / Sith stop being one and live on without the Force?

And by that I mean do Jedi/Sith have the power to expel the midichlorians from their own body's and thus stop being a Jedi, or a Sith forever? And by that I do not mean stop showing any alliance to ...
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Is there a canon interpretation of who the five are in the Prophecy of the Five from the KOTOR Comics?

In the Knights of the Old Republic comics series, one of the central themes is a Jedi prophecy known as the Prophecy of the Five, which describes five people who are to bring on the return of the Sith ...
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Was Ahsoka Tano one of the younglings helping Kenobi find Kamino?

In Attack of the Clones Obi-Wan seeks the advice of Master Yoda in finding a missing planet. During this time Yoda is teaching a group of younglings. One of them is a Togruta of unknown gender who ...
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Did Anakin visit Tatooine during the time of the Clone Wars after delivering Rotta?

I was wondering if there is any known visit by Anakin to Tatooine during the Clone Wars, after the incident with Rotta where he has to go back to deliver the huttlet to Jabba. Is there any mentions ...
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Are there any other real life languages in Star Wars? [duplicate]

As this question established, the Hindi language does actually exist in the Star Wars universe, likely as the Sriluurian language. Of course there is also the fact that almost everyone speaks Basic, ...
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What happened to the Vault under the Jedi Temple after Order 66?

I watched this video: It was about the Vault under the Jedi Temple where the Jedi kept all their credits. This led me to the following question: What happened to the ...
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Can BB-8 and other similarly round astro-mech droids swim/propel under water?

Recently, while looking at a BB-8 toy online, I read this on their website: BB-8 is made to be water resistant, but we would not recommend taking your droid for a swim if it can be helped. This ...
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Did Darth Vader really turn to the light side? [duplicate]

Vader’s goal was to rule the galaxy. The emperor stood in his way. He killed the emperor. How does that qualify him as turning to the light side? Because he declares he is now on the light side? He ...